The idea of peak oil has haunted us for decades. I say haunt because the concept that sooner or later we’d run out of the stuff has contributed to some terrible public policy in the United States.
Mr. Musk, As was to be inevitable, the coast-to-coast record for an alternative fuel vehicle that Maxwell Materne and I set in October of 2011 has been bested. I congratulate your successful run, and concede that the two Model S sedans did in fact shatter the previous record held by the Magnolia Special(89 hours) by…
Coal has been keeping our lights on and our houses warm for centuries. But coal's inherent messiness — both in mining it and burning it — has always been a problem. So it's no surprise that many people today advocate for cleaner alternatives. What may come as a surprise, however, is that some people were dreaming of a…
Solar panels have been around for ages, and they've all looked the same. And boring. So boring. But now there's a concept for some new solar panels that fold. They. Are. Awesome.
Bicycles are useful for all sorts of things — namely transportation and exercise. But in Brazil, enterprising prison officials have figured out a way to use them for electric power production.
For less than $2K you can convert your Ferrari FF to run on E85, raising the pathetic 650 stock horsepower to a more respectable 875 hp. On top of that, you'll apparently cut emissions by 80%. It's the "green" grand touring supercar.
Electric cars can be fast, but the Mini E isn't. Its 09:51.45 was fast enough to qualify on the second row of a grand prix...in 1939.
Take a look at this shot and try to figure out exactly how the CT&T C Square electric roadster is challenged. Below, we'll close the door to reveal the answer. Hint: it's one word.
The Kepler Motion uses a 550 HP Ford EcoBoost V6 to power the rear wheels and a 250 HP electric motor to power the fronts. It'll hit 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds and reach 200 MPH. Now that's a hybrid.
The organizers of the first-ever electric motorcycle race on the Isle Of Man, the TTXGP, are bringing electric car racing to the streets of Paris next June. The cars may be electric, but don't expect them to be slow.
Conventional wisdom states all rear wings do on FWD cars is increase drag and reduce fuel economy. Chinese designer Leon Zhu wants to challenge that notion, using the vast empty space inside them to store a solar shade.
Honda claims these new carbon nanotubes are 100,000 times thinner than human hair, stronger than steel, conduct electricity better than copper, conduct heat better than a diamond and are "as light as cotton."